Over 100 world-class athletes had backed the bid.
The oil-rich nation has offered a lot of money in one "inducement".
The U.K. Sports minister says that Britain needs a unique venue for track and field.
Apparently, his athletes weren't living up to expectations.
Lagat appears sharp in 3000m qualifying. Written by: Sean McKeon The opening day of the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Track and Field